The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Breakz is a revelation in music and dance here in Rio de Janeiro, offering the public a great free daytime/ evening party with killer beats, a great crowd and some serious b-boy action. Founded by producer Rebeca Dues, Breakz brings together the best of hip hop culture, offering the people of Rio a break (get it?) from the pricey and crowded club nights.

Today’s edition is a make up session from last Sunday’s rained out attempt and will feature only the best and funkiest DJs that Rio has to offer. Commanding the decks for the day will be DJ Machintal, a master of soul, Brazilian grooves, rap, breaks and more. DJ Pachu will be throwing down his special blend of funk along with Pedro Piu of Brazilian Wax, Skull B and MC Pai Lua. Today will also feature some of Rio’s top b-boys representing in true hip hop fashion. So lace up your shell-tops and get on down to this special edition of Breakz.


Breakz (Leme)
Breakz is on today for this special holiday edition, featuring local DJs Pachu, Machintal, Pedro Piu, Skull B and MC Pai Lua. The best of funky breaks, soul, rare groove and much more.
Quiosque Pizza in Cone – 5PM
Posto 1 Praia do Leme, Leme- Tel: (21) 98038-2488
Entrance: Free

Chemical Music Festival Superparty (Gloria)
The Chemical Music Festival is back once again for a special event they are simply calling “Superparty”, in conjunction with Privilége. The lineup will feature some heavy hitters of the electronic scene including Solomun, Amanda Chang, Diogo Accioly and more.
Marina da Gloria – 3PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Gloria – Tel: (21) 2555-2200
Entrance: Tickets range from R$70 to R$180

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Julieta Brandão (Lapa)
A former finalist in the Brazilian talent search Concursos de Novos Talentos, Julieta Brandão will perform tonight with a repertoire that includes hits from Chico Baurque, Paulinho da Viola and many more.
Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. With artists such as Marcia Guzzo and Band, Edson Duarte, & DJ Sergio Feijó.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$10 until 11PM / Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight


Mekong (Leblon)
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

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